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Pete Mathiesen with his players as coach at the College of Redwoods / Photo from Marty Mathiesen

Remember the real Pete Mathiesen: a demanding coach, trusted mentor and cherished friend

Mason Tovani, Sports Editor // March 22, 2022

Pete Mathiesen, former head coach of the Chico State Men’s Basketball team from 1970-1987, passed away at the age of 85 on Feb. 12, 2022.  Pete may have been 35 years removed from coaching the...

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